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Birmingham 5k 2021

There has been a change to this event since the original listing, the most up to date information is posted below. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us.

Race for Life
 

Birmingham 5k
Sunday 24 Oct 2021

£10.00 Children | £14.99 Young Adults | £14.99 Adults

This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.

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Key Information

Date: Sunday 24 Oct 2021

Time: from 11:30

Children: £10.00
Young Adults: £14.99
Adults: £14.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: Cannon Hill Park, Russell Rd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B13 8RD View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The course runs aound the paths around Cannon Hill Park taking in the lake and the MAC building. The course is a double lap 2.5k.

 

Meeting point

The event site is located in the hard standing area to the left of the boating lake, opposite the children's play area.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we’ll  be operating a staggered start time in 2021 to ensure your safety on event day. Additional start times may become available as/when needed.

Parking is available at Cannon Hill Park ,Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH. Follow brown attraction signs for Cannon Hill Park/MAC. The entrance is opposite Edgbaston Stadium. Participants are advised to follow car parking signs on the day which will encourage participants to use the far end of the car park & use the entrance closest to the event site. Please note this car park is pay and display and normal charges apply.                                                                             

The event site is located in the hard standing area to the left of the boating lake, opposite the children's play area.

Clean Air Zone timing and charges.

https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20076/pollution/1763/a_clean_air_zone_for_birmingham/3

On 1 June 2021 Birmingham launched its Clean Air Zone. It will operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The charges will be applied daily, effective from 14 June 2021. A non-compliant vehicle driving in the Zone will pay once for the day, then may drive in the area without limit on that day.

You can find out if you will be charged by inputting your vehicle registration details into the Government vehicle checker.

Full details and how to pay is available at  www.brumbreathes.co.uk

Please check your journey to the event to see if it falls within the Clean Air Zone.

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Wheelchair accessible
Toilets
No bag drop
Refreshments
No showers
Parking

Our recomendation is this event is accessible for wheelchair users with assistance. 

If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/helper to accompany you, please contact our Supporter Hotline on 0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted (Opening hours are 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us at raceforlife@cancer.org.uk

Supporter / spectator access

Please note, whilst we hope we can open our events to families and friends supporting on the day, this may not be possible due to government guidelines around COVID-19.  Please refer to the section ‘ how we are keeping you safe’ https://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/your-safety for further updates.